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Mike Whitfield 09-18-2012 02:07 PM

The October 2011 Metabolic Finishers is great... love that one.

Keep up the good work!
Mike

RobB 09-18-2012 03:00 PM

stay with it katie..:)......for what you have had to put up with, there is no doubt in my mind, that you can overcome any obastacles !!!!!Rob

pageboy9 09-18-2012 05:35 PM

Hey Katie,

On being at home and tempted by food, I recommend a replacement. Learn something new like drawing, or even an inexpensive instrument like the recorder. I draw or practice the piano specifically to distract myself from boredom eating. Other distractions like cleaning and organizing can work, but I think it's better to find an element of fun. Sometimes we have to look beyond ordinary solutions.

Haiku? Yo Yo? Needlepoint? Welding?

LondonGirl 09-19-2012 02:10 AM

Hello to a fellow UK-er!

Good luck with the job hunt- it's tough out there.

All the best with reaching your goals! :)

galaxy 09-19-2012 08:25 AM

thanks
 
Hi guys

Thanks so much for popping and giving me your support it really does help and makes me accountable - which is essential to my success.

Workout B - Metabolic Finishers


Nutrition - so far:

mixed Salad, spinach, tomatoes, 2 boiled eggs, 1 slice ham
strawberries & green grapes , 1 apple

green tea and water to drink

Will update more later,

I will try to pop by your posts now and see how everyone doing.

Cheers for now Katie:)

galaxy 09-19-2012 08:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by whitfieldTT (Post 168404)
The October 2011 Metabolic Finishers is great... love that one.

Keep up the good work!
Mike

Thanks Mike, it's def one of my favourites I am loving it.

I have taken a look at Thermogenic and will do that next but need a substitue for chin ups and also wanted to check I could substitute TB ext for burpees, as they just seem to niggle my back and set of sciatica, but if there is anything else you can recommend I will give it a try.

I will also post over on training section.

Cheers for now Katie:)

galaxy 09-19-2012 08:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pageboy9 (Post 168414)
Hey Katie,

On being at home and tempted by food, I recommend a replacement. Learn something new like drawing, or even an inexpensive instrument like the recorder. I draw or practice the piano specifically to distract myself from boredom eating. Other distractions like cleaning and organizing can work, but I think it's better to find an element of fun. Sometimes we have to look beyond ordinary solutions.

Haiku? Yo Yo? Needlepoint? Welding?

Full of fab ideas and wisdom as usual Catherine! Thanks for this.

I have actually bought myself a book called Moody to Mellow - it deals with stress and helps you get your life organised so should keep me busy!!

Cheers Katei:)

galaxy 09-20-2012 03:18 PM

today update
 
Hi Guys

No training today, recovery day, but did a fast until 7.30pm food for tonights:

spinach, carrots, lettuce, cabbage, tomato, cottage cheese, 2 ham slices

1 shortbread biscuit
1 lemon mouse yoghurt thingy!

the last 2 items were not planned but were in sight and tickled my taste buds....

mental note to hide things away!

tomorrow I have workout C of metabolic finishers and will be eating well.

Have had a bit of a rethink about my goal of 10lb weight loss and I think I should not actually put a number on my goal loss. I have made this mistake before and get hung up on numbers, to be honest my clothes are my best guide and I know when I feel good in them so that's my new goal.

Feel good in my clothes!

Hope everyone going OK

Cheers for now Katie:)

pageboy9 09-21-2012 09:33 AM

Hi Katie,

On the power breakfast subject, I've updated my usual menu a bit. Now I saute' my vegetables in a cast iron skillet with a bit of organic coconut oil or Kerrygold butter. I'm loving chard, mushrooms, onion, home grown tomatoes and peppers these days. I season with organic turmeric, ginger, curry powder, and iodized sea salt (from Italy- not Morton's which has fillers that keep it from clumping) . I suggest you make extra to serve your loved ones and to eat with lunch.

No matter what eating plan you follow, you simply can't go wrong with fresh vegetables at every meal. Once we get to a "normal" BMI there isn't that much wiggle room in the diet anymore so nutrient density is crucial. I believe that most of the hunger I feel is a genuine request from my body for nutrition. As long as I don't scramble those signals with hyper-palatable foods I can eat to fullness/satiety and still release fat at a moderate calorie deficit.

It really does work!

concetta27 09-21-2012 11:32 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by whitfieldTT (Post 168442)
Hey Katie, you could sub chinups for DB rows or strap/band rows. Mike

Thanks for dropping by Katie. Mikey suggested some subs. You will love Thermogenic. Good luck!! Concetta


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